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Fireplace Tile

1918.1294 (RS30688)

Description

Square, polychrome glazed tile depcting European person holding parasol and Chinese person with staff in background; four blue and white florets in corners. Probably English.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1695-1750
Inscriptions
"9"
Material
ceramic glaze
earthenware
firing (technique)
tin glaze
Object type
Building Component
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ceramic glaze
ceramic tile
Earthenware
earthenware
firing (technique)
Tile
tile
Tile, Fireplace
tin glaze
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
5 x 5 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1294
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
28423
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